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Events calendar - March 13

 

March 13, 2019



Today

• Tiny Tots — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Teens and Tweens spring break programming: “Stop Motion Storytelling: Make Your Own Movie!” — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

Thursday

• Preschool storytime — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Teens and Tweens spring break programming: “Movie Madness: A Wrinkle in Time” — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• St. Patrick’s Day social — 4-6 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince, Clovis. Raffles, drinks, appetizers, music. RSVP to 575-762-8700

• Page Turners Book Club discussion of “Cry, the Beloved Country” — 6:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

Friday

• 3rd annual Veterans Resource Event — 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Ballroom, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Free. Information: 575-562-2195

• Teens and Tweens spring break programming: “Make Your Own Art: Choose Your Own Craft and Do It Your Way!” — 2 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

• Deadline to register projects for Eastern in Action — 5 p.m., ENMU Department of Public Safety, ENMU, Portales. Apply for community service projects to be done on March 30 by ENMU students. Information: 575-562-2392

• Page Turners Book Club — 6:30 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main, Clovis. Discussion of “Cry, the Beloved Country” by Alan Paton. Information: 575-769-7840

Saturday

• 8th Annual Pregnancy Resource Center Leap for Life Fun Run — Ned Houk Memorial Park, Highway 209 north of Clovis. Registration 7:45-8:30 a.m. 1K, 5K, 10K runs/walks with staggered start times beginning at 8:30 a.m. Cost $10-$35. Register online at: https://www.active.com/clovis-nm/running/distance-running-races/leap-for-life-fun-run-2019. Information: 575-935-5433

• United Way TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) food distribution — 8 a.m. volunteers needed for sorting; 9 a.m.-11 a.m. distribution; 10:30 a.m. new applicants sign in. Central Christian Church fellowship hall, 1528 S. Main Ave., Portales. Information: 575-769-2103 or 2-1-1

• Genealogy workshop with Beverly Duncan — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

• Blood drive — 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Clovis Wal-Mart, 3728 N. Prince, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Book signing for local author Darynda Jones — 1:30-3:30 p.m., Turn the Page Books and More, 918 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-935-0070

• Hope Children’s Home Climb for Hope — 4 p.m., Clovis Rock Gym, 400 Commerce Way, Clovis. $10 climbing day pass with shoe rentals; $4 kids 7 and under. Spectators free. Live music, raffles, food. Information: 575-218-3420

• The Hard Road Trio and Travis Erwin in concert — 5-7 p.m., Prayer Garden Bakery, 113 7th St., Fort Sumner. $10 suggested donation. Food available for purchase. Information: 575-714-0215

• Friends of the National Rifle Association banquet — 6-10 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Tickets $45 for single, $75 per couple. Information and tickets: Rick Andes at 575-799-7285

Sunday

• St. Patrick’s Day

• The Hard Road Trio and Travis Erwin in concert — Floyd United Methodist Church, 1536 NM 267, Floyd. Performing in workshop service at 9 a.m .; potluck lunch at 10:30 a.m .; concert from 2-4 p.m. All events free and open to public; donations accepted. Information: 575-714-0215

Monday

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Produce to People — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Soccer fields by the Hillcrest Zoo entrance, 1200 N. Norris, Clovis. Free in-season fruits and vegetables; no proof of income necessary; bring your own bags. Information: 575-763-6130

• Four Generations of Chinese Women — 2-3 p.m., Sandia Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-4915

Tuesday

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Books and babies “Welcome Spring” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open ages 0-3. Information: 575-356-3940

• Lynn Trujillo, New Mexico Cabinet Secretary for Indian Affairs — 2 p.m., lower level, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-4915

• Afterschool at the Library: “Sprouting Spring” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

• Allied Health Programs information session and open house — 6-8 p.m., Clovis Community College Allied Health Building, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. For students interested in CCC’s students for applying to CCC's nursing, physical therapist assistant, radiologic technology, and emergency medical services programs. Information: 575-769-4976

• Free Family Night at the Interactive Science Museum — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., portable building on the northeast side of campus off Trades Road by Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Information: 575-769-4909

March 20

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Blood drive — 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Clovis High School lecture hall, 1900 Thornton, Clovis. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Tiny Tots — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Preschool storytime “Spring in Your Step” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

• Egg Art competition — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince, Clovis. Decorate there, or bring egg for judging by 1 p.m. Information: 575-762-8700

• Stitch Addicts stitch group — 1:30-3 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

• Opiate Awareness — 2 p.m., Aztec Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-4915

• Teens and Tweens: “CD Art” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to ages 9-18. Information: 575-356-3940

March 21

• Let’s Talk! Breakfast and Ranchers’ Round Table — 8 a.m.-noon, Curry County Fairgrounds pavilion, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Sponsored by Roosevelt and Curry County extension offices and New Mexico State University Corona Range and Livestock Research Center. Information: 575-356-4417

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Preschool storytime — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon — 11:45 a.m., Yam Theater, 219 S. Main St., Portales. Program featuring Sen. Stuart Ingle and other legislators at 12 p.m. Tickets $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Register online at http://www.portales.com or call 575-356-8541

• Women of Steel — 2 p.m., Sandia Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-4915

• Adult Services Program: Read to Reel showing of “Cry, the Beloved Country” — 6 p.m., Ingram Room, Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

• Preschool storytime “Spring in Your Step” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

• The ENMU Department of Music presents “Voices of Musicals” — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Featuring Travis Sherwood, baritone; Corey Trahan, baritone; Shelley Cooper, soprano; and Kayla Paulk, pianist. Information: 575-562-2377

March 22

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Reading by ENMU’s 2019 Williamson Endowed Chairs, writer Don Mitchell and poet Ruth Mitchell — 1 p.m., Arts and Anthropology Room 110, ENMU, Portales. Free and open to the public. Information: 575-607-6643

• K-ENMU juried art show awards and closing reception — 6 p.m., Runnels Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Information: 575-562-2373

• “Gone, But Not Forgotten” Cowboy Polo Tournament — 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Fundraiser for Relay for Life. Four-person teams, $200 per team; brooms and beach balls provided; teams provide horses. Information: 575-760-0101, 575-607-5692, or 575-309-6487

March 23

• Special Hearts Prom — 6 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Catered dinner and dance open by invitation to individuals with special needs and their companions. RSVP by March 20. Information: Ronda at 575-935-5004

• Hayden Haddock in concert — Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady, Clovis. Doors open at 7:30 p.m .; concert at 8:30 p.m. Advance tickets $12; tickets at the door $16. Tickets available at http://www.outhousetickets.com. Information: 575-935-7000

March 24

• “Body Speaking” — 2 p.m., Sandia Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Free meditation, yoga, writing workshop with visiting poet Ruth Thompson. Bring a cushion, firm pillow, or folded blanket to sit on, plus a notebook and pen. Information: 575-607-5053

March 25

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• At The Word Wall: author reading by ENMU’s 2019 Williamson Endowed Chairs, writer Don Mitchell and poet Ruth Mitchell — 6:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Free and open to the public. Information: 575-607-6643 or 575-763-9687

• Stitch Addicts stitch group — 6:30-7:45 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-9687

March 26

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Afterschool at the Library: “Hexbug Challenge” — 4:30 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Open to kindergarten-sixth grade. Information: 575-356-3940

March 27

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Tiny Tots — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Preschool storytime “On the Farm” — 10:30 a.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

March 28

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Blood Drive — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sandia Room, ENMU Campus Union Building, Portales. Cesar Chavez Challenge. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Preschool storytime — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 575-769-7840

• Here We Grow program — 2-4 p.m., Wheatfields Senior Living Community, 4701 N. Prince, Clovis. Information: 575-762-2800

• Preschool storytime “On the Farm” — 6 p.m., Portales Public Library, 218 S. Ave. B, Portales. Information: 575-356-3940

March 29

• Photography & writing with ENMU’s visiting writer Don Mitchell — 8 a.m., Rotary Park, Portales. Free. Meet by playground. Bring camera of your choice, including cell phone cameras. Information: 575-607-6643

• Portales Creative Group Fifth Friday Art Show — 5-9 p.m., Yam Theater, 219 Main St., Portales. Dance Studio Extreme 6-6:30 p.m .; live music by Lute of Orpheus, 7-9 p.m. Information: 575-218-9166

• Portales High School presents “Cinderella” — 6 p.m., PHS Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Tickets: $7 adults; $5 military/student/seniors over 60 (all with ID); free for teachers (with ID) and children 5 and under. Come as your favorite prince or princess; photo opportunities with Cinderella and other cast members after the show. Information: 575-356-7015

• 69th Annual Floyd Lions Club Country Jamboree — 7 p.m., Floyd High School gymnasium, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Tickets $7 general admission, $5 military with ID. Concession stand opens at 6 p.m. Information: Wade Carter 575-760-1317

March 30

• Eastern In Action Jobsite Project — 7 a.m., Campus Union Building lobby, ENMU, Portales. ENMU students doing community service projects throughout Portales. Register your project by March 15 at ENMU Department of Public Safety. Information: 575-562-2392

• New Mexico Clean & Beautiful Great American Clean-Up and canned food drive — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet at Memorial Building, 200 E. 7th St., Portales. Pizza and water served at 11:30 a.m. Bring non-perishable foods for drive. Information: 575-356-6662, option 1 or 2

• Friends of Oasis State Park 10th Annual Trout Derby — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Oasis State Park, 1891 Oasis Road, Portales. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. $5 per vehicle park entrance fee for non-annual permit holders; $5 per person derby entrance fee. Anglers 12 years of age and older must have a valid New Mexico fishing license. Information: 575-356-5331

• Eastern New Mexico chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation banquet — 5-10 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Tickets $65 for one meal and a membership; $95 for two meals and a membership. Must be purchased in advance. Information: https://events.rmef.org/shop.aspx?eid=7005 or Allan Myers 575-799-1782

• Leadership Portales presents Battle of the Brains — 7 p.m., Campus Union Building Ballroom, ENMU, Portales. Teams of 8 must register by March 22. $250 per team. Proceeds support summer youth programs. Information: https://www.portales.com/events/details/battle-of-the-brains-4412 or 575-356-8541

• Portales High School presents “Cinderella” — two performances: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., PHS Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Tickets: $7 adults; $5 military/student/seniors over 60 (all with ID); free for teachers (with ID) and children 5 and under. Come as your favorite prince or princess; photo opportunities with Cinderella and other cast members after the show. Information: 575-356-7015

• 69th Annual Floyd Lions Club Country Jamboree — 7 p.m., Floyd High School gymnasium, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Tickets $7 general admission, $5 military with ID. Concession stand opens at 6 p.m. Information: Wade Carter 575-760-1317

March 31

• Portales High School presents “Cinderella” — 3 p.m., PHS Performing Arts Center, 201 S. Knoxville, Portales. Tickets: $7 adults; $5 military/student/seniors over 60 (all with ID); free for teachers (with ID) and children 5 and under. Come as your favorite prince or princess; photo opportunities with Cinderella and other cast members after the show. Information: 575-356-7015

April 2

• United Way of Eastern New Mexico annual awards banquet — 6-8 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Dinner and cash bar. $40 person; $320 for table of 8. RSVP by March 28 to 575-769-2103

April 3

• Free preschool screening clinic — 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. by appointment only, Floyd Municipal Schools, 1564 NM 267, Floyd. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative No. 6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the Floyd school district. Information or to make appointment: Fran Bilberry 575-478-2211

• ENMU Sidewalk Chalk Competition — 10 a.m.-3 p.m., various locations on ENMU campus, Portales. Pre-registration required.

April 4

• Free preschool screening clinic — 9-11:30 a.m. by appointment only, San Jon Municipal Schools, 7th and Elm, San Jon. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative #6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the San Jon school district. Information or to make appointment: Stacy Kent 575-576-2466

• Blood drive — 1-5 p.m., Bloodmobile, Roosevelt General Hospital, 42121 Highway 70, Portales. Register online at http://www.bloodhero.com. Information: 877-258-4825

• Gregory Gallagher faculty voice recital — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU music building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2377

April 5

• Free preschool screening clinic — 8:30-11:30 a.m. by appointment only, Texico Municipal Schools, 520 N. Griffin, Texico. Sponsored by Regional Education Cooperative No. 6 and open to children ages birth to 5 in the Texico school district. Information or to make appointment: Debbie Ulibarri 575-482-3492

• ENMU Jazzfest Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Information: 575-562-2377

April 6

• Hounds in Motion: Community Dash for Wellness, 5K Color Run/Walk — 7:30-10:30 a.m., Greyhound Arena, Portales. Hosted by ENMU Counseling & Career Services in partnership with Roosevelt County DWI Prevention. Walk-up registration, 7:30-8:30 a.m .; pre-party with Zumba and music, 8 a.m .; run/walk start, 8:30 a.m .; post-party and community resource fair, 9-10:30 a.m. Information: Melissa Yazzie at 575-562-2211

• Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk — 8 a.m. registration; 9 a.m. run/walk, La Casa Family Health Center, 1515 W. Fir St., Portales. Help feed families in our community. $15 registration; free t-shirts for first 50 registrants. Information: http://www.lacasahealth.com or 575-359-3825

• Do It Yourself Expo — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Free demonstrations and paid classes. Information: 575-935-5000

• Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show — 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4342

• ENMU Jazzfest Concert — 7 p.m., Buchanan Hall, ENMU Music Building, Portales. Featuring trumpeter Kent Erikson and guitarist Wayne Goins. Information: 575-562-2377

April 7

• Do It Yourself Expo — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Free demonstrations and paid classes. Information: 575-935-5000

• Home, Garden & Lifestyle Show — 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Curry County Events Center, 1900 E. Brady Ave., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4342

April 9

• Clovis Community College Cultural Arts Series presents “Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders” — 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium, 100 Commerce Way, Clovis. Magician/illusionist. Tickets $20 general admission; $15 senior/student/military; $45 family-friendly pass (five tickets). Box office opens 6 p.m .; cash or check only. Information: 575-769-4031

April 11

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “Stories and Songs from Central Africa” — 7 p.m. Studio Theater, ENMU Theater Center, Portales. Free. Information: 575-562-2711

April 12

• ENMU Department of Theater and Digital Filmmaking presents “Stories and Songs from Central Africa” — 7 p.m. Studio Theater, ENMU Theater Center, Portales. Free. Information: 575-562-2711

April 13

• Roosevelt County 4-H youth digital photography clinic — 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Arts annex, ENMU, Portales. Open to ages 5-18. Led by Wes Anderson, photography coordinator, South Plains College. Lunch available for $5 or bring a sack lunch. Information: 575-356-4417

Ongoing

• Free tax assistance in Portales — 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays (except this week) through April 11, Rooms 136 and 138, College of Business, ENMU, Portales. Accounting professors and other volunteers will help with personal tax forms. Information: 575-562-2342

• Pintores Art League artists will have a group display for the month of March at Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 N. Main St., Clovis. Information: 806-946-9221

• K-ENMU juried art show — Runnells Gallery, Golden Student Success Center, ENMU, Portales. Open during regular hours through March 22. Information: 575-562-2373

• Pre-registration for ENMU Sidewalk Chalk Competition — Deadline is March 29 for the competition slated for 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 3 at various locations around ENMU. Online registration available at http://www.enmu.edu/dayofart. Information: 575-562-2373

To place an item on the events calendar, call the newsroom at 575-763-6991 or e-mail: [email protected]

 
 

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